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Domaine Gustave Lorentz Brut Méthode Traditionnelle Crémant D Alsace Blanc NV

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Region: France » Alsace

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Winery: Gustave Lorentz
Color: White
Varietal: Pinot Grigio
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Gustave Lorentz:
One can't be a winemaker without passion: the severity of the elements, the limitless work required by the vines leading to the prestigious results obtained each year demand a special passion - the one that burns within us. The Cotes of Altenberg and Kanzlerberg It was this passion that drove Charles Lorentz senior to bank on it's excellence, in developing his vineyard on the slopes of the Al... Read more
One can't be a winemaker without passion: the severity of the elements, the limitless work required by the vines leading to the prestigious results obtained each year demand a special passion - the one that burns within us. The Cotes of Altenberg and Kanzlerberg It was this passion that drove Charles Lorentz senior to bank on it's excellence, in developing his vineyard on the slopes of the Altenburg near Bergheim. The grapes grown in this exceptional terroir have always been vinified separately. Riesling, Pinot-Gris, Gewurztraminer and other Muscats that originate on these slopes demonstrate from vintage to vintage, a unique character. This obstinate perseverance resulted in the awarding of the supreme accolade "Grand Cru" in 1983. The second "Grand Cru" of the domain, smaller in area, is the Kanzlerberg. A rich heritage and long history bound up with the Knights of St John and the Knights Templar, it allows through its chalky marl soil, the finesse of the Rieslings, and more recently, the Pinot-Gris, to shine through Read less

Editorial Reviews for Domaine Gustave Lorentz Brut Méthode Traditionnelle Crémant D Alsace Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065214,025
3.50 5
12/26/2012

Crisp and well framed white apple fruit greets the nose followed by hints of sweet almond croissants and a touch of peach. Tart and yet gently sweet at the same time, this has a lovely mouthfeel with a light streak of astringency that runs through it. The fruit recalls the nose with tart apples dominating sweeter peachy notes and adding in a touch of pineapple on the back end that leads to a wonderfully firm, mineral and bitter apple laden finish. Rather tense. 88pts


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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
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3.00 5
12/20/2012

strawberry biscuits, crisp, simplistic with nice acidity


Snooth User: raindance
200154993
3.00 5
12/26/2011

I had hoped for better, but this was still very, very well done.


Snooth User: ppretzer
229154131
4.00 5
12/12/2009

Four glasses



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